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Capital dollars strengthens Dryden Airport

By Nick Stewart With its eyes to the sky, Hicks & Lawrence and its parent company Discovery Air are looking to expand their reach in the Dryden area with a $500,000 upgrade to their facilities at the local airport.

Seaway corporation floats container idea to shippers

By IAN ROSS With East and West Coast container ports bursting beyond capacity and shippers pulling their collective hair out over delays at intermodal yards, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation is giving them something to think about.

Top 5 Transportation Companies

Whether it’s transporting mining equipment to Sudbury, moving untold amounts of wood fibre across the border, trucking companies are a vital link in Northern Ontario’s industrial lifeline.

Sky-high costs giving carriers a grounding (04/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Celine Dion sings “You and I were meant to fly,” the hook line of a jingle written by an advertising executive working for Air Canada, as a jumbo jet bearing the company’s logo glimmers in the background.

Airport brass expect banner year

By IAN ROSS New hangars are going up and a terminal expansion is in the works at Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport. The construction is part of an ongoing expansion effort.

Is biodiesel really good for the North?

I have learned one thing from 20 years of working as a graduate student and then as a scientist: There is nothing new under the sun. Most of the so called new discoveries have been made elsewhere at a different time by another person.

First Nation explores all-weather road for Far North region

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Far North – The Mushkegowuk Tribal Council is investigating various modes of delivering goods and services to remote Northern communities year-round.

TPS faces labour gap with unique work model

By CRAIG GILBERT Greater Sudbury – There is a whole galaxy of Northern companies facing a labour shortage, but only one has resorted to hiring a top National Hockey League draft pick to help bridge the gap.

Airport above water – for now

By ADELLE LARMOUR Earlton – Creativity and perseverance are keeping the Earlton Timiskaming Regional Airport’s head above the water – for the moment.

Night work earns Pioneer paving award

By IAN ROSS Working the night shift paid award-winning dividends for Pioneer Construction.